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homeostasis
total cations equals total anions
solvent
liquid that holds a substance in solution
solutes
substances dissolved in solution (electrolytes)
sodium
controls and regulates volumes of body fluids
potassium
regulator of cellular enzyme activity and water content
calcium
nerve impulse, blood clotting, muscle contraction, b12 absorption
magnesium
metabolism of carbs and proteins
chloride
maintains osmotic pressure in blood
bicarb
body's primary buffer system
phosphate
cell devision, hereditary traits
osmosis
low to high
diffusion
high to low
filtration
high to low
hydrostatic pressure
pushing
colloid osmotic pressure
pulling
stereognosis
sense of perceiving solidity of objects
kinesthetic and visceral
basic orienting systems internally
sensoristasis
optimum arousal state